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IBM's Watson Has Gone to College
Feb 4, 2013 - in News
Even supercomputers need a little schooling.
Intel, AMD, Nvidia Claim Greenest Supercomputer Technology
Nov 14, 2012 - in News
The world's most prestigious supercomputers are usually spotlighted in the Top500 list of the world's fastest systems.
Nvidia and AMD Inside Titan: Fastest Supercomputer on Earth
Nov 13, 2012 - in News
Replaces Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Sequoia at the top spot.
Xeon Phi: Intel's Larrabee-Derived Card In TACC's Supercomputer
Nov 12, 2012 - in Reviews
After eight years of development, Intel is finally ready to announce its Xeon Phi Coprocessor, which is derived from the company's work with Larrabee. Although the architecture came up short as a 3D graphics card, it shows more promise in the HPC space.
Cray's New Supercomputer XC30 Delivers 66 TFlops/Cabinet
Nov 12, 2012 - in News
Cray unveiled its Cascade supercomputer architecture, one of the first to support Intel's upcoming Xeon Phi accelerators.
NCSA's 11.5 PFlops Blue Waters Supercomputer in Testing
Nov 9, 2012 - in News
The National Center For Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) has opened its Blue Waters system to the science community.
Titan Supercomputer Packs 46,645,248 Nvidia CUDA Cores
Oct 30, 2012 - in News
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has unveiled a new monstrous supercomputer flagship.
64 Raspberry Pis + Legos = Supercomputer
Sep 21, 2012 - in News
Computer engineers combine 64 Raspberry Pis and a Lego-built framework to create a DIY supercomputer.
IBM's Supercomputer Beats Humans at Jeopardy
Jan 17, 2011 - in News
The reputations of Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter are in ... danger.
Top 7 Features Of Next-Gen Game Consoles
Dec 3, 2010 - in News
What should the next generation of gaming consoles bring to the table? We examine.
The WinFast PxVC1100 Video Transcoding Card: Worth The Price?
Jan 27, 2010 - in Reviews
The SpursEngine-based WinFast PxVC1100, which centers on the same architecture as the PS3's Cell processor, shows off its ability to accelerate video encoding. But does its performance justify the price? Or is your money better invested in a faster CPU?